Found throughout Mexico.
Scrubland to desert habitat.
a) Common Name
Docile however prone to flick hairs.
Black abdomen, orange carapace and for the most part, orange legs. Beautiful
f) Full Grown Size
12.5cm (5 inches) body with 14cm (5.5 inches) leg span.
Females: 20+ years. Males generally live to about 5 years and up to 12 months
after their last moult.
KEEPING THIS SPIDER IN CAPTIVITY
a) Cage setup
Spiderlings can live in a clear plastic container with air holes. Adults can
live in a 1ft (10-gallon) tank. Floor space is more important than height.
At least 5 - 7.5cm (2 - 3 inches) of peat.
No decorations are really needed, but you can add plastic plants,
32°C (75 - 90°F)
75 to 80%
f) Water source
Sub-adults – adults may drink from a shallow, wide water dish.
Spiderlings can be fed on pinhead crickets and other small insects.
Adults can be fed on large crickets and other large insects, as well as
an occasional pinkie mouse.